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Hazelnut Cookies Recipe aka Russian Tea Cakes

Hazelnut Cookies Recipe aka Russian Tea Cakes made of delicious roasted hazelnut and garnished with icing sugar. They are so delicate they will melt in your mouth. Enjoy these cookies with cold milk or hot cup of coffee.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Russian
Servings: 24
Author: Love Keil


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room tempurature
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cups toasted hazelnuts ground
  • 1/4 cup icing/powdered sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 325F.
    Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl sift flour and salt, set aside.
  • Using stand or hand mixer whisk butter, granulated sugar, and vanilla. Whisk on a medium heat for about 1 minute.
  • Add hazelnuts, give it a stir. Add flour and beat until dough turns into a large clumps.
  • Grab a tablespoon of cookie dough and roll it between your hand, to make 1 inch ball. Place cookie balls on baking sheet by gently pressing on them to make sure they will stay still in place, about 1 inch apart.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top are lightly colored and bottom of the cookies are light brown. Let them cool completely.
  • Sprinkle them with icing sugar. You can give them away as a Christmas gift, or just enjoy these Hazelnut Cookies aka Russian Tea Cakes with a hot cup of coffee. Enjoy! :D


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